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Question Gammas from neutron capture on Cd-113 

Forum: Hadronic Processes
Date: 02 Jul, 2015
From: Steven Brown <Steven Brown>

I've simulated radiative capture of thermal neutrons on Cd-113 and recorded the energy of each gamma ray produced from deexcitation. I used Geant4-10.0.2/G4NDL4.4 and the G4NeutronHPCapture model. The result is shown in the attached histogram. Although I do get a number of expected lines (, they occur with the wrong yield and alongside other unexpected lines. To make things worse, there is a continuum of gammas beneath the discrete lines. I have a several questions:

Why is this incorrect result produced? Am I missing something with the physics settings? If not, are the models likely to improve in the near future?


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1 None: Re: Gammas from neutron capture on Cd-113   (michel maire - 03 Jul, 2015)
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